Emperor Akihito: The deeply respected royal couple visited a school gymnasium where 200 people live in the town of Minami-Sanriku, 250 miles northeast of Tokyo.
Millions of people in Japan are restarting their lives after last month's devastating earthquake and tsunami. But they're finding the path to recovery is a bumpy one.
The discovery of fish carrying high levels of radioactive materials off the Pacific Coast is stoking concerns about the viability of Japan's seafood industry.
Officials warned today that infants should not drink Tokyo tap water because radioactive iodine exceeded legal limits at one purification facility.
Just because we're close to Fukushima Daiichi doesn't mean we get more radiation, insists one local mayor. Still, Japan has banned the sale of milk and spinach from farms near the power plant.
A month after the March 11, a 9.0 earthquake triggered a 30-foot tsunami that damaged several nuclear reactors in northeastern Japan, causing the country's worst crisis since World War II, a 7.4 temblor shook the country again.
At least a dozen nuclear power plants have shut down across the country and millions of buildings around Tokyo were left without power from the Japan earthquake.
Flames rise from houses and debris half submerged by a tsunami in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, on March 11.
A team at a Japanese university is developing a device to allow Japanese parents to track their children with GPS and monitor their heart rate.